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Daily Digest – April 15. Judge Grants MTD in Dispute Suit Over Lack of Intent to Dispute; Scammers Facing Lengthy Jail Term After Guilty Verdict

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JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN DISPUTE SUIT OVER PLAINTIFF’S LACK OF INTENT TO DISPUTE

  • Saying in a deposition that he had no plans to dispute a debt and admitting he just “scanned” over a collection letter, a District Court judge in Pennsylvania has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss, arguing the plaintiff’s lawsuit, in which he accused the defendant of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by indicating in a letter that a debt could be disputed over the phone — lacked standing.

SCAMMERS FACING LENGTHY JAIL TERMS AFTER GUILTY VERDICT

  • A pair of individuals have been found guilty by a jury for their roles in a debt collection scam that bilked individuals out of more than $6 million. The pair — Laurence Sessum and Jacqueline Dianne Okomba — were found guilty of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and are facing up to 20 years in prison for each count on which they were convicted when they are sentenced.

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WHY TODAY IS THE WORST DAY OF THE YEAR TO MAKE AUTOMATED CALLS

  • Today is the worst day of the year to try and call someone using a phone number that the call recipient does not recognize, according to a published report. That’s because today is the Tax Day and robocallers will be out en masse trying to trick individuals into falling for some sort of scam.

REPORT RECOMMENDS REFORMS TO BANKRUPTCY FILING PROCESS

  • Many people are too poor to file for bankruptcy and they should be allowed to pay attorneys and filing fees over time instead of paying in full up front, according to a report released by the American Bankruptcy Institute.

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